Six cases of cigarette smuggling averted at Kalotina crossing during the holidays


2010-05-13
Nearly 10,000 cigarettes were seized by customs officials at Kalotina border checkpoint during the four days-off. Six attempts for smuggling of tobacco products were prevented. In four of the six attempts the smuggled cigarettes were found in an international train traveling from Serbia to Bulgaria.
Cigarettes are found in natural cavities in the ceiling of the train, hidden under the seats.